31/07/2007 Article

Behind the Mansour Hotel Bombing

/ Baghdad Correspondent

Tags: Al Qaeda in Iraq, Bush Administration, Iraq, War in Iraq

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The noontime bombing that killed a dozen Iraqis at Baghdad’s Mansour Melia Hotel on June 25 continues to reverberate through Iraq — and through the

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23/07/2007 Article

Selling the Iraqi Resistance

/ Baghdad Correspondent

Tags: Al Qaeda, Bush Administration, Iraq, War in Iraq

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One of the more interesting — and quiet — visits to Washington was made recently by Sunni parliamentary leader Mohammed al-Dayni, who visited Capitol Hill

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19/07/2007 Interview

Audio: Talking to Terrorists, parts I & II

Tags: Dialogue, Hamas, Hezbollah

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BBC News, July 15, 2007 In Part One of a new two-part series, Alastair Crooke, a veteran of secret negotiations in many parts of the

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08/07/2007 Interview

Hamas Briefing

Tags: Fatah, Hamas, Mecca Agreement, Palestinians

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On security in Gaza, Palestinian democracy, the National Unity Government, and the kidnapping of Alan Johnston The following is an edited and annotated transcript of

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06/07/2007 Article

CNN’s Image Fetish

/ Mark Perry

Tags: Hamas, Media

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Thursday, July 5, 2007 was a fairly typical day for the world. In Iraq, two American soldiers were killed by a roadside bomb, while the

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05/07/2007 Article

Hamas is the Address for Doing Business

/ Mark Perry

Tags: Gaza, Hamas

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The voice of Usamah Hamdan comes over the cell phone groggy, exhausted. It is five in the morning in Beirut, but Hamdan — one of

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